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Explore more than 20 relevant online classes offered by Calvin University regarding the Christian response to COVID-19 'O God of Creation, We See All Around Us' Song/Hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette Song/Hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette Topics: Racism , Creation , Justice , Hymn Source: Global Worship This 2010 hymn text is by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette is set to the tune of ASH GROVE. Entitled, "O God of Creation, We See All Around Us," it is a hymn for racial justice. All the Families of the Earth Shall Be Blessed Study Guide by Robert B. Kruschwitz Study Guide by Robert B. Kruschwitz Topics: Racism , Justice , Slavery , Reconciliation Source: The Christian Reflection Project Adult Sunday School lesson / study guide about race, reconciliation and justice. Discussion questions and liturgical elements included. Opening Minds, Restoring Life and Leading Forward Element of Worship by Joe Milner Element of Worship by Joe Milner Topics: Easter , Healing , Faith , War Source: The Sunday Website In this Easter worship resource, Joe Milner offers intercessory prayer starters that touch on several topics including war, racism, reconciliation, God's love, and family. A Knock at Midnight Devotional by Kenneth L. Samuel Devotional by Kenneth L. Samuel Topics: Racism , Faith , Poverty , Injustice Source: Day1 A devotional on Luke 11:5-8. Kenneth Samuel explores the faith it takes to knock on a door at midnight. He encourages us to have the same audacious faith to keep knocking until everyone is fed. Stone Catchers Audio/Video by Bryan Stevenson Audio/Video by Bryan Stevenson Topics: Racism , Church , Grace , Mercy Source: The Work of the People In this video, Bryan Stevenson reflects on the church's complicity in systems of racism and calls it to instead bear the burdens of the marginalized. (Length: 04:23) VBS Programs Address Racism, Pandemic in Virtual Setting Sermon Starter/Outline by Kevin Johnson Sermon Starter/Outline by Kevin Johnson Topics: Racism , Jonah , Ruth , Children Source: Discipleship Ministries During the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, children's ministers have developed innovative ways to connect with children and grow disciples. This VBS resource offers a full curriculum and program to address both COVID-19 and racism. ‘We Are Family’ Song/Hymn by Doxa Theo Song/Hymn by Doxa Theo Topics: Racism , Family , Lament , Love Source: Global Worship A video of the liturgical band Doxa Theo singing the song "We Are Family," a lament for racial division and violence and a prayerful song of hope. They Are Not Thieves, They Are Men Audio/Video by Lauralee Farrer Audio/Video by Lauralee Farrer Topics: Racism , Missions , Humility Source: Fuller Studio Lauralee Farrer, Nate Harrison, and Michael Moore tell the story of Shane McNary who works as a missionary in Slovakia with the Romany people, and confronts the sin of racism in that context. The Church and Racism Audio/Video by Christena Cleveland Audio/Video by Christena Cleveland Topics: Racism , Church , Video Source: The Work of the People In this video, Christena Cleveland shares her experience of racism in the church in order to help the church unify and become one. Racism and the Dying American Church Article by Joy Craun Article by Joy Craun Topics: Racism , Sin , Church Source: Missio Alliance The American church should confront, repent, and actively pursue ending racism. Joy Craun explains how unaddressed, pervasive racism is one of the reasons why American church is dying. Racism Remains a Common Scourge in South Africa and the United States Article by Russell Pollitt Article by Russell Pollitt Topics: Racism , Apartheid , Violence Source: America: The Jesuit Review Despite the fall of apartheid in 1994 and the reconciliatory tone set by Nelson Mandela, the demon of racism is very much alive in South Africa. Russell Pollitt identifies some commonalities with the United States. I've Got Your Back Devotional by Ron Buford Devotional by Ron Buford Topics: Racism , Promises of God, The , Hebrews Source: Day1 Jesus is our advocate and we should do likewise. Ron Buford's reflection on Hebrews 6:13-20 reminds us of the assurance of God's promise to bless us and how Jesus advocates for us with God. A Prayer of Repentance from Racism Element of Worship by Mark Young Element of Worship by Mark Young Topics: Racism , Prayer , Repentance , Sin Source: Global Worship Mark Young offers a litany of repentance from racism. How Can White Christians Talk Faithfully about Racism? Article by Carolyn B. Helsel Article by Carolyn B. Helsel Topics: Racism , Gratitude , Conversation , Guilt Source: Faith and Leadership White people may feel shame and guilt about racism, which often halts the conversation, says Carolyn B. Helsel. In this interview, Helsel talks about moving beyond the guilt and shame, to making those conversations more grace-filled. Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism Book Quote by Drew Hart Book Quote by Drew Hart Topics: Racism , Justice , Sin, evil , Change Source: Day1 This excerpt of Drew Hart's book shares his clearly articulated perspective and experience of what it means to be a black man in a white culture. How the Pandemic Helped Churches for Addressing Racism Article by Rebekah Simon-Peter Article by Rebekah Simon-Peter Topics: Racism , Church Source: Ministry Matters Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the church pivoted quickly to be able to serve people in a new way. Rebekah Simon-Peter says that same pivoting can help the church face the pandemic of racism. A Song in a Weary Throat Devotional by Talitha Arnold Devotional by Talitha Arnold Topics: Racism , Hope , Singing , Justice Source: Day1 This devotional reflects on Psalm 137:4 and the need to keep on singing songs of hope, even when our throats are weary. Teens and Faith: Three Final Reviews Study Guide Study Guide Topics: Racism , Faith , Family , Father Source: Storypath These three short reviews for works of adolescent fiction. A story of an awakening to conflicts of science and religion, of the youngest person executed for treason by the Third Reich, of serving God amidst racism. 12 Lessons from the Race Conversation Practical How-To by Jonathan Leeman Practical How-To by Jonathan Leeman Topics: Racism , Conversion , Church , Race Source: Global Worship "To have a multicultural church … you’ll need to talk about race." This post introduces an article (link included) with "12 Lessons" for racial dialogue. It also includes comments from a pastor who critiques the article. The Work of the People in Racial Tension Service Outline by Urban Doxology Service Outline by Urban Doxology Topics: Lament , Reconciliation , Worship Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship We cannot escape the grasp of sin and death. In this vespers service, Urban Doxology responds to events of hate and racism, death and tragedy through song, with words of both lament and hope.

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